Karen Nelson, and her house guest Gregory Downer, holding his dashund Ziggy, prepare dinner in her upper west side apartment, in New York, Thursday evening, Nov. 1, 2012. Like herself, her neighbors ... more 
Karen Nelson, and her house guest Gregory Downer, holding his dashund Ziggy, prepare dinner in her upper west side apartment, in New York, Thursday evening, Nov. 1, 2012. Like herself, her neighbors have taken in dozens of "refugees," people who have fled their cold, dark homes in search of a roof, food, a hot shower and juice for their cell phones, iPads and laptops. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Richard Drew
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 4:01 AM EDT